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Hairstyles for Large Foreheads

Hairstyles for Large ForeheadsIf you’ve got a large forehead that you’re embarrassed about, you’re not alone. Some of the biggest names in Hollywood possess the same feature: Tyra Banks, Selita Ebanks, Rihanna, Reese Witherspoon, and Christina Ricci are a few of the many. How do they handle it? With the right hairstyle. And now you can, too.


The key to making your large forehead work for you are to add bangs, bangs, bangs! Having bangs can make or break your look so be sure not to just get any cut or style of bangs. Your hairstyle should fit your overall face shape, not just suit your high forehead. In this case, turning to the skills of a professional hair stylist is going to be your best bet. Get pictures of celebrities with large foreheads that are similar in face shape to yours to use for reference.


If you want to go for the easiest style, get eyebrow length fringe bangs that go straight across your forehead (Naomi Campbell sported these types of bangs for a while). In addition to getting straight bangs, also add gradual tapering to the sides so that your bangs easily blend in with the rest of your hair and doesn’t end up looking like a bad wig.


If that style doesn’t suit you, then you can opt for soft-layered bangs that are brow and chin length to frame your face and forehead. This type of style allows you to pull our shorter, wispy bangs that you can scatter along your forehead, whether your hair is down or pulled back in a ponytail.


For those of you who’d rather not cut your hair at all, you can try this simple hair trick at home:


·    Drop a pea-sized amount of pomade onto your hand and rub between your palms and run your hands over your hair to smooth it down.

·    Create a low side part and sweep your hair across your forehead and secure it into a ponytail using an elastic band at the nape of your neck. This style creates the illusion of bangs without having to cut your hair.


Depending on what type of hair you have, as well as your face shape and cut will determine what style of bangs will work for you. Bangs look great on people with straight hair. If you have curly hair, going about getting bangs may be a little trickier. Often curly hair with bangs can look messy but that doesn’t mean you can’t still make it work. You may want a messy look to make your hair and face stand out so go with what works for you. One alternative for curly haired gals who want bangs is to straighten only your bangs so that they fall across your forehead properly while keeping the rest of your hair curly. When done right, this style rocks! You can even pull your curly locks back into a ponytail or half ponytail and let your straightened bangs take the spotlight. Talk about instant sex appeal without much effort!


The best thing about adding bangs to your look is that they are low-maintenance. You won’t have to constantly go to the salon to get them trimmed or styled. If you have a steady hand, you can even learn to trim your own bangs at home once you get used to the style.


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